Texas holdem (also holdem, holdem) is the most popular of the community card poker games. It is also the most popular poker variant played in most casinos in the United States. Its no-limit betting form is used in the main event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), as seen on ESPN, and is widely regarded as the premier Texas holdem. It is also the main game in the World Poker Tour (WPT) that hosts Texas holdem poker tournaments around the globe.
Although Texas holdem be played by up to 22 players (or 23 if burn cards are not used), it is generally played with between 2 and 10 people. It is one of the most positional of all poker variants, since the order Texas holdem is fixed throughout all betting rounds. Hold 'em is commonly played in the rest of the world as well, but seven-card stud, Omaha hold 'em and other games may be more popular in Texas holdem.